5 Tips for Foraging Ethically

It’s that time of year in the Midwest where plants are finally starting to bloom and everything is green again! After the long winter, this time couldn’t come soon enough, and I am so excited to get out on the trails near my apartment to start foraging. There are many different edible and medicinal plants…

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Symbolism in Common North American Birds

I’m continuing my practicing of augury and have been studying up on the symbolism of the different birds that I’ve been seeing regularly. Because my local birds are native to North America, I’ve found that most of the meanings and symbols surrounding them are largely based in Native American lore. I wanted to try to…

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Beginning Augury Divination: Reading Bird Omens

Now that spring is in full bloom in the northern hemisphere, the birds are out in full force. One of the first things my partner and I did when we moved into our new apartment was to set up a bird feeder on our balcony so we could see all of the birds that live…

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Discovering a Connection with Nature

With so many of us living in and around cities and urban areas, it can be difficult to really connect with nature on a deep spiritual level. I always loved the idea of a witch wandering through the wilderness, being in tune with the natural world around them, living off the land and communicating with…

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Find Yourself a Little Magic

When we’re young we have such a sense of wonder about the world around us. There’s always something new to discover, and interesting creatures to observe. We know so little about the world, so our imaginations allow us to create all of these fantastic, magical explanations for perfectly mundane occurrences. Then, we grow up and…

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